Software Engineer - Phorest Pay - Remote

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The Company

Would you like to help to create the future of a product used by thousands of businesses and millions of consumers? Phorest Salon Software powers over 8,000 hair and beauty salons in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Australia, Finland, the USA and Canada and the platform processes 7 million appointments a month for hair and beauty consumers.

Our system touches every point of the salon experience - from the in-salon software appointment calendar and CRM with a fully integrated marketing suite, to staff apps to payments. We are also the window through which the salon provides their end customer with an amazing experience through custom native apps, eCommerce and online bookings. Why? Because we want to help salons find their dream clients and get them back more often and spending more.

Phorest is the number 1 salon software brand for premium independent salons in those markets and one of our next goals is to allow our customers to easily receive payment from their clients using our software.

What you’ll do

You will work with other engineers, product owners and designers to turn customer problems into features which solve those problems.

You will get to own the entire lifecycle of a feature. This includes activities such as producing technical design docs, writing and shipping code, planning the rollout to customers and being responsible for that feature in production.

You will spend the majority of your time on technical work, delivering clean, testable code, and will be continually looking to learn from both company and industry engineering best practices.

You will provide support to other engineers on your team, via activities such as pair programming, code reviews, and generally doing what you can to remove any blockers.

You will be working with a team of experienced engineers who will provide mentorship to you in order to help you grow and learn.

You will have the opportunity to shape how we solve technical problems, contributing to key architectural decisions within our product.

You will gain exposure to the payments industry, including integrating with the leading payment processing platforms in the tech space.


Strong proficiency and at least 3 years of professional experience with object-oriented software design - (for example Java, Kotlin, Ruby)

Discipline and appreciation of working with TDD / CI processes.

Experience designing distributed services which can communicate in a fault-tolerant manner using both RESTful and message-driven APIs.

Someone who wants to own their work from start to finish. We don’t have an operations team and engineers are expected to deploy and monitor the areas of the system they work in.

Familiarity with common software design patterns.

Experience within the domain of payments would be beneficial but not mandatory.

Experience with, or willingness to learn how to operate our AWS based infrastructure and services.

Experience working with relational and NoSQL databases and performance tuning.

Experience working in an agile, product led environment.

Ability to inspire and motivate, to improve quality and productivity, maintaining technical innovation and excellence.

Someone that challenges the norm and isn’t afraid to voice their opinion.


Your wellbeing is important to us - we provide private healthcare, an employee assistance program and a free online GP service (WebDoc).

As part of our Financial Wellbeing, we provide competitive Compensation, an Employee Share Purchase Scheme, Pension, Life Assurance, and Income Protection.

We help you travel by providing a bike to work scheme as well as tax saver transport tickets.

We care for your family and provide Enhanced Maternity and Paternity benefits.

We grow our own timber! We provide a great learning environment including an extensive onboarding program.

Career development is important to us. We even have our own in-house Learning and Development/Business coach and many online resources including LinkedIn learning.

We don’t believe in informal dress codes. We prefer business casual.

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Software Engineer - Phorest Pay - Remote


  • Date Posted:Dec 22, 2021

  • Location:Ireland

  • Job Role:Software Engineer - Phorest Pay - Remote

  • Salary: Not disclosed

  • Category:Software Developer/ Engineer/ Architect

  • Work Type:Full Time

  • Work Mode:Remote